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Molonglo 1965-2005


The 19th of November 2005 marked the 40th anniversary of telescope operation at Molonglo. To celebrate this we held a 1 day symposium at the University of Sydney, followed by a BBQ on site at Molonglo. The focus of the day was science highlights from the last 40 years, as well as future instruments and science.
Talks from the Symposium are available below - click on the talk titles in the program below.

Photos from the two days:

Scientific Program

The final program is shown below.

Session 1: Molonglo history      Chair: Andrew Hopkins
9:15Anne GreenIntroduction and Welcome
9:20Dick HunsteadThe Molonglo Observatory: then and now
10:00Hugh MurdochThe first digital survey from Molonglo
10:15Gordon RobertsonRadio source surveys and cosmology
10:30Jim CaswellThe Galactic legacy
10:45David CrawfordThe Molonglo Virtual Telescope
11:00Morning tea
Session 2: Current research      Chair: Daniel Mitchell
11:30Elaine SadlerThe Sydney University Molonglo Sky Survey
12:15Tom Mauch6dF/SUMSS
12:30Lewis BallSN1987A
12:45Ilana KlamerSteep spectrum radio galaxies at high redshift
Session 3: Future research      Chair: Tara Murphy
14:30Anne GreenSKAMP: Progress and prospects
15:15Duncan Campbell-WilsonEngineering challenges
15:30Daniel MitchellRFI mitigation
15:45Stefan KellerSkyMapper: an optical complement
16:00Adrian BlakeMolonglo - the last few years
16:10Afternoon tea

Organising Committee

Andrew Hopkins
Daniel Mitchell
Tara Murphy
Anne Green 
Dick Hunstead 
Bruce McAdam 

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